Syria and Iran: Three Studies in Medieval Ceramics
James Wilson Allan, Caroline Roberts
Oxford University Press, 1987 - Art - 246 pages
This volume includes: an essay that identifies and categorizes Tell Minis ware, a hitherto unrecognized class of 12th-century Syrian pottery; an important, previously unpublished article by the late Andrew Williamson on the distribution of glazed ceramics in medieval Iran; and a study on the ceramics excavated by Williamson at the site of medieval Sirjan in Kirman province.
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Excavated Ceramics from Sirjan
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12th century Albert Museum Ashmolean Museum bands barakah base Beirut blue splash Buyids calligraphic carved celadon centre cistern coarse Coarse-ware jugs colour colourless Context Copenhagen Damascus David Collection decoration on small dish dots Egypt ewers examples Excavated at Hama f Bowl fabric Fatimid Figure found at Hama fragments frit body greenish Group 1 Type incised decoration inscription inside Iran Islamic Iznik jars Khurasan kiln kiln wasters Kirman laqabi wares lead glaze lustre painting lustre wares Ma'arrat al-Nu'man Mamluk manganese-purple Monochrome motifs National Museum necks Nlshapur opaque-white ware original Tell Minis overfired palmettes Persian pieces Plate polychrome pottery potting Poulsen probably production Pseudo-Calligraphic Decoration Published purple qanat Raqqa Samanid Samarqand scrolling Sgraffito Sgraffito Style shape sherds similar slip-painted wares Slraf Slrjan surface Syria Tell Minis finds transparent glaze Trench turquoise glaze unglazed vegetable temper vessels Victoria and Albert walls wasters Wilkinson 1973 Williamson